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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Port Moresby (POM)

Flight distance from Cairns to Port Moresby (Cairns Airport – Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport) is 521 miles / 839 kilometers / 453 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Map of flight path from Cairns to Port Moresby.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (POM).

How far is Port Moresby from Cairns?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cairns and Port Moresby. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 521.040 miles
  • 838.533 kilometers
  • 452.772 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 523.567 miles
  • 842.600 kilometers
  • 454.968 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

B Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport
City: Port Moresby
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: POM
ICAO Code: AYPY
Coordinates: 9°26′36″S, 147°13′12″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Port Moresby.

Time Difference

Cairns

 AEST

Port Moresby

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (224 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Port Moresby (POM).

Distance:
521
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
521

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